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All you have to know about the last name SUNDERLAND

Last name frequency

SUNDERLAND : This last name is indexed 44,187 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SUNDERLAND : English: habitational name primarily from High Sunderland in Northowram Halifax (Yorkshire) but occasionally from other places so called for example in Durham Cumberland Lancashire and Northumberland. The placenames derive from Old English sundor-land ‘land set apart for some special purpose private land detached land’ (sundor ‘asunder apart’ + land ‘land’). Compare Sunderlin.

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